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Re: Style Issue

From: Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2013 10:16:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CABevsUEriRpus9S5yk9rVmwyKBw5c=3c35eKOb6hKE8AMNxpig@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Smith <jgsmith@gmail.com>
Cc: public-openannotation <public-openannotation@w3.org>
Though could you clarify why the style is associated via a second
> annotation, rather than in the first?  It's probably obvious and I'm just
> missing it :)
> The first content annotation we have maps a block of text from the TEI
> onto the canvas (the body is the span of TEI and the target is the canvas).
> The second annotation is a highlight annotation that marks part of that
> first annotation as a particular type (an Addition, in this case) that
> should be rendered superscript (it has no body, but targets a span of the
> TEI).

Yes of course, sorry I knew it would be obvious once explained :)   The
text mapping and style mappings don't share exactly the same ranges of
text, and hence it can't be a single annotation.

Would you recommend that we move our "sga:AdditionAnnotation", etc., to the
> motivation? Something like:
> _:structuredAnnotation1 a oa:Annotation ;
>   oa:hasMotivation oa:Highlighting, sga:AdditionAnnotation ;
>   ... .

Yes, it depends a little on the scope and semantics of what you have now,
but you could consider:

sga:AddingInformation a oa:Motivation ;
  skos:broader oa:Annotating ;
  skos:prefLabel "Adding Information to an existing Annotation" ;
  skos:inScheme oa:MotivationScheme .

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